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Quick, grab some buttery microwave popcorn and settle in to watch these movies, series and documentaries that hail from Hollywood and from home soil, which all launched on Showmax this week.

New sci-fi series: Extant, Seasons 1-2

When astronaut Molly Woods returns to Earth after a 13-month solo mission, she is pregnant! Looking for answers, she uncovers something that will change the course of human history. Watch now »

New action movie: Walking Tall

Returning to his home town, a military veteran finds it overrun by criminals. When the local cops won’t do anything, he is forced to sort matters out by himself. Watch now »

New drama movie: In the Meantime

Getting married is a big step, so big that Jazz isn’t sure if she’s ready to commit to her artist boyfriend. Things get complicated when she meets someone new… Watch now »

Editor’s Choice movie: Dear John

From the author of The Notebook. No distance can keep two lovers apart: hey stay in touch with passionate letters, but secrets loom in this moving date night movie. Watch now »

New SA series: Die Republiek van Zoid Afrika

Karen Zoid jumps from the music stage to the interviewer’s chair in her own talkshow. With guests like Chris Chameleon, Elana Afrika and Casper de Vries, she can’t go wrong! Watch now »

New SA documentary series: Moments in Time

Experience the closest thing to being there in this living history series, recreating some of the pivotal moments of the past that changed the world forever. This homegrown spin-off features interviews with some of the continent’s most influential icons, from Bra Hot Stix to Mafikizolo’s Nhlanhla Nciza. Watch now »

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